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Gladys M. Schmitt

March 27, 1923 February 18, 2019
Gladys M. Schmitt
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Gladys M. Schmitt, 95 of Mendota passed away February 18, 2019 in the Mendota Lutheran Home. Mass of Christian Burial will be Thursday February 21, 2019 at 10:30am in Holy Cross Church, Rev. Peter Pilon will officiate and burial will follow in Holy Cross Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday February 20, 2019 from 4pm until 7pm in Schwarz Funeral Home.
Gladys was born March 27, 1923 at Harris Hospital in Mendota to Milton and Adah (Hiltabrand) Teauseau. She attended Mendota schools graduating with the class of 1941. Gladys married Donald C. Schmitt on October 10, 1943. Following his death on April 22, 1972 she worked at Spurgeon Department Store until it closed in July of 1993. She was a member of Holy Cross Church and the Altar and Rosary Society. Through the years she spent many hours doing volunteer work for Holy Cross School, Mendota Tri-County Fair, Hume-Carnegie Museum, Nightengale's Closet and Thrift Store, and the Mendota Food Pantry.
Gladys is survived by her daughter: Linda (Marvin) DeWaele of Mendota; three grandchildren: Pam (Bill) Hensley of Mendota, Mark DeWaele of Mendota and Don (Angela) DeWaele of Mendota; nine great grandchildren, and two half brothers: Robert Teauseau and Charles (Myrna) Teauseau both of Florida.
In addition to her husband she was preceded in death by her parents: Adah and William Leifeit, Tony and Betty Teauseau, and a son-in-law, Martin Schrader.
Memorials may be directed to the Donors Choice.

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4:00 PM 2/20/2019 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 2/20/2019 7:00:00 PM
Schwarz Funeral Home

907 Jefferson Street
Mendota, IL 61342

Schwarz Funeral Home
907 Jefferson Street Mendota 61342 IL
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10:30 AM 2/21/2019 10:30:00 AM
Holy Cross Church

1010 Jefferson Street
Mendota, IL 61342

Holy Cross Church
1010 Jefferson Street Mendota 61342 IL
United States

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